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general rule

Definition of general rule

  1. :  a usual way of doing things <As a general rule, they offer a deal in such cases.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  involving, applicable to, or affecting the whole

    :  involving, relating to, or applicable to every member of a class, kind, or group

    :  not confined by specialization or careful limitation

  1. :  something (as a concept, principle, or statement) that involves or is applicable to the whole

    :  superior general

    :  the general public :  people

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  1. :  a prescribed guide for conduct or action

    :  the laws or regulations prescribed by the founder of a religious order for observance by its members

    :  an accepted procedure, custom, or habit

  1. :  to exert control, direction, or influence on

    :  to exercise control over especially by curbing or restraining

    :  to exercise authority or power over often harshly or arbitrarily


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